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Summary Of Web Resources

ABCD

Cognitive Disability

Developmental Delay

Difference Education

Different is Just…Different! Interactive Whiteboard:
http://www.pageflip-flap.com/read?r=HJ72imTBtTrL0njupd#/24/view

Related website http://www.ktompkins.com/Different.html

Differences: A Coloring Book for Children

Dyslexia

From the creators: ‘Launched in September 2008, dysTalk is an information- sharing social enterprise devised by Will Orr-Ewing and Josh Pull. Our five-word mantra for the project is “helping your child learn better.” It’s for parents of children who are looking for information on how to optimize their child’s learning. dysTalk provides information on specific learning difficulties that may be undermining a child’s performance as well as learning strategies that can potentially be applied to all children of all abilities.’

Dyslexia Teacher

An online resource for teachers and community stakeholders, including teaching methods, case studies, news and research, discussion forum, books and software

I am

From L’Arche: ‘A tool to help build inclusion, understanding and community in your classroom or school. Recommended for Intermediate and Senior High School Health, Career Education, Character Education, Guidance, Social Studies, Civics, Citizenship.’

Inclusion

Inclusion Network:
http://inclusionnetwork.ning.com/main http://www.inclusion.com/inclusiveschools.html
http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/book_list.php

Jean Vanier: A Canadian Inspiring the World

Learning about Differences

An article for teachers. Foster empathy for those who are different with these simple ideas.

PATH and MAPS

http://www.inclusion.com/path.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ7ER28iT-g

http://www.inclusion.com/maps.html

Printable Resources Online

http://dsq-sds.org/article/view/854/1029 an article about why it is important to use literature

http://www.encyclopedia.com/article-1G2-2697800011/disabilities-children-literature.html

http://www.best-childrens-books.com/childrens-books-about-disabilities.html contains links to other book lists

http://www.inclusive-education.ca/resources/documents/inclusive_booklist.pdf all books available (at time of site development) in Canada

Professionally Speaking: The Magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers

Robert Munsch

Stop Gap

The StopGap School Project involves education centred around disability, accessibility, and inclusion for the elementary school grades. Core lessons include the community accessibility audit, outreach to local businesses with single stepped entryways, and painting and delivering ramps! This year-long learning adventure gets students out of the classroom and into their school’s local neighbourhood.

Teacher-Student Communication Maximizing the Impact of Daily Interactions

An online resource guide for classroom teachers, including lesson plans, tips for managing the classroom, embarking on a teaching career, managing students with special needs, etc.